Tag: Motivation

Process Ramble + Why Care About Water (Vlog)

Just a quickie vlog on satisfaction, the creative process, and trying to find a succinct way to frame the importance of a critical topic. Check out the Fractal Journal: https://fractaljournal.com For stories, webcomics, essays, and more. New uploads on TFJ every Tuesday and Thursday…

The Origin of Discontentment (Vlog)

Musings on Ennui – Don’t look for a grand purpose and don’t deny a grand purpose. Take the variable approach. The thing you want is X and the only way to get there is to effectively enjoy the X that is right now. http://www.fractaljournal.com …

Pineapple Time – Idea Medley – Why Write and More (Vlog)

Just another mish-mash of ideas in vlog form that I’ll just refer to as Idea Medley. Today we’ll be talking about pineapples, gut and performance, and reasons for writing, among other things. Links fractaljournal.com is my main site where you’ll find stories, essays, webcomics, and…

TFJ Vlogs: Bavarian Mood – Metaphysical Backbone

In this TFJ Vlog, you will find a discussion of the need to develop physical and metaphysical stamina. Public discourse and effective inquiry require strength and character. Both of these are inextricably tied and I give some quirky examples of how to attain them….

How Great It Feels – Musings on Creativity

Don’t forget how great it feels to create. To have a finished product, or to be working towards a finished product. People are often miserable. There are a billion things to be miserable about, many with good cause. But, there is balm, there is…

TFJ Vlogs – Creative Confidence

I talk a bit about how to gain momentum as a content creator. The key I think is to have a good idea of your format. So if you’re a talk-show, vlog, or reporter: ask and answer good questions. Knowing simple things like this…

The Importance of Consistency

Consistency is the glue that holds life together. Cause like glue consistency is consistent. It is the stickiness that lets you keep all the little parts of your mind and soul intact. What I mean is that following a discipline in any one area…

TAP # 13 – The Art of Consistent Art (Vlog)

Really shoulda been called the art of consistent uploads but eh… Here is the TL;DW (too long; didn’t watch) version of this vlog: The main message is that consistent posting helps you develop your artistic vision, relevant skill-sets, and confidence. Consistent posting can, however,…

Is Twenty-Seven the Perfect Time to Start a Band?

  The popular conception is a hard thing to qualify. It is difficult to define a common view because there are so many common views. Yet it can be done. At least insofar as setting the stage for social, psychological, historical, and philosophical analysis….

Summer Wine Demo

Since I haven’t had the time to write an essay or record new material today I: Thought I’d share something I recorded when I actually had a mic. This is far more ‘minimalist’ then what I posted here: Mirror Pond Demo I really like the…